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PV 201.02 PV Site Assessor Training

Course Description

Participants in this eight-hour course will learn how to perform a PV site assessment for a home or small business. The course will cover site assessment tools, load analysis, energy efficiency recommendations, array placement options, basic system sizing, cost estimates, and evaluating existing infrastructure on site. Participants will learn how to access online tools for solar resource analysis, PV system performance calculators, and incentives.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Use site assessment tools
  • Size a PV system
  • Recommend a PV system type to meet a home or owner's goals
  • Identify and recommend steps for energy efficiency
  • Perform a load analysis
  • Identify and recommend array placement options
  • Quantify the solar resource
  • Provide a general cost estimate
  • Write a PV site assessment report
  • Use web-based performance calculators
  • Provide installer and equipment vendor information

Recognized CECs for Licensed Professionals

  • 8.0 credit hours for WI Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification

Course Instructor

Clay Sterling, MREA

Date and Time

April 7, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Required Course Materials

  • Paper and pen or pencil
  • Calculator
  • Lunch (or money for lunch)


  • PV 101 or equivalent
  • or NABCEP PV Entry Level or Installer Certification

Being an MREA member means getting a $20 discount on courses and free admission to The Energy Fair. Not a member? Visit our membership page to become one.

April 7th, 2014 8:00 AM   through   4:00 PM
Harper College
Wojcik Conference Center (Building W), Room 201
1200 W Algonquin Rd.
Palatine, IL 60067
United States

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Phone: 715-592-6595
Non-Member Price $ 270.00
Member Price $ 250.00

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